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28 JULY

2020.- The British music magazine Q publishes its last issue, ending a 34-year run.

2018.- Neil Diamond stops by the command post near his home in Basalt, Colorado, to play for firefighters and rescue personnel who have been battling wildfires in the area.
2016 Marianne Ihlen, the subject of Leonard Cohen’s song “So Long, Marianne,” dies at 81. Before her death, Cohen sent her a letter that read, in part, “Know that I am so close behind you that if you stretch out your hand, I think you can reach mine.” Cohen joins her in death on November 7.
2016Katy Perry performs her songs “Roar” and “Rise” on the final night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Before she sings, she encourages voters to support Hillary Clinton.
2004 George Williams (lead vocalist for The Tymes) dies in Maple Shade, New Jersey, at age 68.
2000 Guitarist Jerome Smith (of KC And The Sunshine Band) dies in a construction-site accident in Miami, Florida, at age 47.
1996 Jason Thirsk (bass player for Pennywise) dies from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at age 28.
1996 Marge Ganser (of The Shangri-Las) dies of breast cancer at age 48 in Valley Stream, New York.
1995 Guitarist Eddie Hinton dies from a heart attack in Birmingham, Alabama. He wrote the Dusty Springfield hit “Breakfast in Bed.”
1995 After decades of legal wrangling, James Al Hendrix, surviving father of Jimi, is once again granted legal use of his son’s name and likeness for merchandising.
199310,000 Maniacs perform with lead singer Natalie Merchant for the last time at the birthday bash for New York radio station Z100 (Bon Jovi, Duran Duran, The Proclaimers and Terence Trent D’Arby are also on the bill). Merchant launches a successful solo career and the band soldiers on without her, bringing new lead singer Mary Ramsey into the fold.

1992Prince trademarks the male/female symbol he has been using on various album covers and promotional materials. He later re-designs the symbol and uses it as his name.
1992Patti LaBelle walks offstage during her concert in Warwick, Rhode Island after complaining to the audience about the catering backstage.
1990 Rapper Soulja Boy is born DeAndre Cortez Way in Chicago, Illinois.
1989Anne Murray opens the Anne Murray Centre, a multimedia museum of her career, in her hometown of Springhill, Nova Scotia.

1987.- Ozzy Osbourne performs “Jailhouse Rock” at Wormwood Scrubs prison in London, England. He says it’s his “last good memory of the ’80s.”
1987The Beatles, along with Yoko Ono, sue Nike for using “Revolution” in TV commercials. Nike authorized the song through the group’s US label, Capitol, and Michael Jackson, who owns the publishing. Nike doesn’t back down and continues running the ads, which anger many Beatles fans but sell a lot of sneakers. The suit is later settled out of court for an undisclosed amount.
1985 It’s “Kingsmen Day” in Portland, Oregon, in honor of their hometown heroes who made “Louie Louie” a garage rock classic.
1979 “I Don’t Like Mondays” by The Boomtown Rats, a song about a real-life school shooting in America, goes to #1 in the UK for the first of four weeks.
1976 Jacoby Shaddix (lead singer of Papa Roach) is born in Mariposa, California.
1973 Grand Funk Railroad releases “We’re An American Band.”
1973Chicago’s Chicago VI LP hits #1 for the first of five weeks in the US.
1972 Mott The Hoople releases “All The Young Dudes.”
1970The Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger makes his acting debut in Ned Kelly, a film about the legendary Australian outlaw, which makes his debut in Kelly’s own hometown of Glenrowan.
1969 The Beatles record “Polythene Pam” and “She Came In Through the Bathroom Window.”
1968The Beatles hold their “Mad Day Out,” an all-day group photography session across London, which produces most of their well-known latter-day photographs, including the cover of Life and the inside gatefold of their Beatles 1967-1970 album.
1963 Guitarist Shaunna Hall, best known for her contributions to 4 Non Blondes and George Clinton’s Parliament-Funkadelic, is born.
1962 Singer/actress Rachel Sweet is born in Akron, Ohio. Recorded the hit “Everlasting Love” with Rex Smith.
1962 Tommy Roe’s “Sheila” enters the charts, where it reaches #1 (US).
1958Doris Day’s “Everybody Loves A Lover” enters the charts, where it reaches #14 (US).

1958.- The Poni-Tails’ “Born Too Late” enters the charts, where it reaches #7 (US).
1958 The Elegants’ “Little Star” enters the charts, where it reaches #1 (US).
1957Jerry Lee Lewis makes his first national TV appearance, singing “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” on The Steve Allen Show.
1956 Gene Vincent makes his first national TV appearance, singing “Be-Bop-a-Lula” on NBC’s The Perry Como Show.
1956Elvis Presley’s “I Want You, I Need You, I Love You” hits #1 on the Country charts.
1954 Guitarist Steve Morse is born in Hamilton, Ohio. After forming The Dixie Dregs, he joins Deep Purple in 1994.
1954Elvis Presley gets his first interview through an article published in his hometown paper, the Memphis Press-Scimitar.
1954 The Crew-Cuts’ cover of “Sh-Boom” hits #1 for the first of nine weeks in the US.
1951 Rosemary Clooney’s “Come-On-A My House” hits #1 in the US for the first of eight weeks.
1949 Drummer Simon Kirke (of Free and Bad Company) is born in Lambeth, London, England.
1949 Peter Doyle of The New Seekers is born in Melbourne, Australia.
1949 Steve Took (of T. Rex) is born in Eltham, London, England.
1946 Folk singer Jonathan Edwards (“Sunshine”) is born in Aitkin, Minnesota.
1945 Rick Wright (of Pink Floyd) is born in Hatch End, Middlesex, England.
1943 Guitarist Mike Bloomfield is born in Chicago. He plays on Bob Dylan’s Highway 61 Revisited and joins The Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

1941.- Judy Garland marries her first husband, composer David Rose. They divorce in 1944.
1938 Guitarist/songwriter George Cummings (of Dr. Hook) is born in Meridian, Mississippi.
1937 Pianist/bandleader Peter Duchin is born in New York City.
1933 The first singing telegram is sent – to popular crooner Rudy Vallee, on the occasion of his 32nd birthday.
1915 Accordionist Frankie Yankovic is born in Davis, West Virginia. No relation to fellow accordionist Weird Al Yankovic, though the parody master says his parents chose the instrument for him because “they figured there should be at least one more accordion-playing Yankovic in the world.”
1901 Pop crooner Rudy Vallee is born in Island Pond, Vermont.
1750Johann Sebastian Bach dies at age 65.

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